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Da Vinci

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The da Vinci is a surgical robot designed for minimally invasive procedures. It has four arms equipped with surgical instruments and cameras that a physician controls remotely from a console.

Creator
Intuitive Surgical
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
1999
Type
Medical
Creator
Intuitive Surgical
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
1999
Type
Medical

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Specs

FEATURES
Equipped with surgical tools with greater range of motion than the human hand. Surgeon console equipped with high-definition 3D vision system.
HEIGHT
175.3 cm | 69 in
LENGTH
127 cm | 50 in
WIDTH
91.5 cm | 36 in
WEIGHT
544.3 kg | 1200 lb (patient-side cart only)
SPEED
N/A km/h | N/A mph

SENSORS
Optical encoders, Hall sensors, magnetic encoders, infrared sensors.
ACTUATORS
DC motors
POWER
120-V AC with battery backup
COMPUTING
Combination of various DSPs, microcontrollers, and FPGAs.
SOFTWARE
Custom OS and control software.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
7 (surgical robot)
MATERIALS
N/A
COST
$1.2 million (actual price depends on configuration)
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
The first da Vinci system was brought to market in 1999. In 2003, a fourth instrument arm was added. In 2006, the da Vinci S version was released, offering the surgeon high-definition vision. The da Vinci Si model, the latest iteration, was introduced in 2009.
WEBSITE
http://www.intuitivesurgical.com